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 CASE REPORT
Year : 2012  |  Volume : 17  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 23-25

Spectrum of human tails: A report of six cases


1 Department of Pediatric Surgery, N R S Medical College, Kolkata, India
2 Department of Pathology, Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education and Research, Kolkata, West Bengal, India

Correspondence Address:
Biswanath Mukhopadhyay
7E, Dinobandhu Mukherjee Lane, Sibpur, Howrah - 711 102, West Bengal
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DOI: 10.4103/0971-9261.91082

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Human tail is a curiosity, a cosmetic stigma and presents as an appendage in the lumbosacral region. Six patients of tail in the lumbosacral region are presented here to discuss the spectrum of presentation of human tails. The embryology, pathology and treatment of this entity are discussed along with a brief review of the literature.






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